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Basic Marquetry and Beyond: Expert Techniques for Crafting Beautiful Images with

Basic Marquetry and Beyond: Expert Techniques for Crafting Beautiful Images with
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The centuries-old craft of marquetry will add richness and beauty to all of your creative woodworking projects—and mastering marquetry is easier than you think! Veneer is easy to work with, doesn’t require a lot of equipment or space, and allows a woodworker or crafter to create or embellish a project with rare woods at an inexpensive price. Basic Marquetry and Beyond is for today’s active hands and creative minds ready to discover just how easy this classic technique can be, no matter what your skill level.

With 36 projects, from a simple set of bookmarks to a challenging cone-shaped bowl, Basic Marquetry and Beyond, by master craftsman Ken Horner, will help any beginner quickly feel like a pro, while experts will learn valuable new marquetry tricks. Every step is clearly explained, while more than 250 images, easy-to-follow patterns, and veneer recommendations take the guesswork out of marquetry technique. Basic Marquetry and Beyond is a must-have guide for everyone who wants to create beautiful original projects or embellish their woodworking with stunning handcrafted style.

 Trade Paperback • 8½" x 11" • 176 pages
ISBN 978-1-61035-249-9

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